On these pages we have collated useful resources such as toolkits, presentations and template documents.

The resources have been organised by categories, which are displayed to the left of this page.

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Homelessness - Big Event 2010  - Last Updated : 15 March 2011

Presentation, from In Control's Big Event 2010, about homelessness and personal budgets in the City of London.

PHBs: a new way of accessing complementary therapies?  - Last Updated : 28 February 2011

This paper, written by Jim Rogers, examines some of the arguments for allowing personal health budgets to access complementary and alternative therapies and medicines (CAM) and highlights some of the potential objections and obstacles to this.

SCIE video: Personalisation - the social worker's perspective  - Last Updated : 22 February 2011

This short film, made by the Social Care Institute for Excellence, looks at the work of a personal budget team in Hull.

Jigsaw framework and People Development  - Last Updated : 16 February 2011

This is a paper about new learning and a new way of working in social care. It includes the people development jigsaw and action plan.

Workforce framework  - Last Updated : 16 February 2011

A document providing guidance for local authorities about workforce development.

My Staff My Say: Little book of Evaluation  - Last Updated : 16 February 2011

Easy read booklet about staff evaluation. Wrexham Council and Paradigm worked together on a training course to support people who have learning disabilities to recruit staff. This is the training pack and evaluation.

My Staff My Say: Training Instructions  - Last Updated : 16 February 2011

Easy read booklet about Training and choosing your own staff. This book will help you to train other people how to choose their own staff. Inside are all of the exercises that you will need with instructions on how to do them.

Personalisation Safeguarding Discussion Paper  - Last Updated : 16 February 2011

This discussion paper is primarily focused on the issue of the relationship between personalisation and safeguarding.

Safeguarding: Supporting Safely  - Last Updated : 16 February 2011

This Guide sets out the important principles and, in some areas, the specific details of how to ensure the health and safety of people who receive support in the community, and that of their staff, family and friends, and the general public.

Guide for local authorities on creating local support  - Last Updated : 16 February 2011

A guide exploring options for the local authority in stimulating creative support responses for people who have an individual budget.

Last Updated : 21 January 2011. Page Author: Laura Bimpson.